Christmas Morning Lifesaver


1 Hour


  1. In a 9”x13” buttered glass baking dish, put 8 slices of bread.
  2. Cover bread with thinly sliced or diced bacon or ham.
  3. Lay slices of cheese over, cover with rest of bread to make a giant sandwich.
  4. In a bowl, beat eggs, salt and pepper.
  5. Add mustard, onions and green pepper to the egg mixture, then pour over bread.
  6. Cover, refrigerate overnight.
  7. In the morning, pour over ¼ cup melted butter, then sprinkle with cornflakes or breadcrumbs.
  8. Bake for 1 hour uncovered at 350 F (180 C). let sit for 10 minutes before serving.


Marion Jarvis
Fort St. John Lioness Club 5th Anniversary Cook Book (1986)
Fort St. John North Peace Museum Collection 2014.174.002


  • 16 slices white bread (crusts removed)
  • 3 drops Tabasco sauce
  • ½ lb back bacon or ham, sliced
  • ¼ cup minced onion
  • ½ lb approx. sliced cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup chopped green pepper
  • 6 eggs
  • 1-2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 cups WHOLE milk
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ¼ cup butter or margarine
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
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Fort St. John North Peace Museum

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